Participants 

 

Set-Aside Contracts
Acquire “insider” government contracts without the advertised bidding process and expand employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities

 

Specialized Training 
Enhances CRP’s competitive edge

 

Extensive Networking
Obtain close communications with state agencies.

 

Quality Control: Problem solving, mediator/arbitrator
Key for contract negotiations and duration of contract.

 

Positive Public Relations
Increases CRP visibility on state and national levels.

 

Clearinghouse
Assist CRPs in avoiding unnecessary bid clashes for contract/bid proposals

 

Research and analysis
Commodity/service development and implementation.

 

Provide Meaningful Work at Prevailing Wages
Broadens CRPs ability to do so at community integrated job sites.